FILM "THE LONG SEARCH - VI"

 

THE FOUNDATION FOR UNIVERSAL RESPONSIBILITY
OF HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA &
THE INDIA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE
 
invite you to a series of monthly film screenings on
 
‘CREEDS OF OUR TIMES’
Curated by Rajiv Mehrotra
 
25 October, 2017, WEDNESDAY, 6:30 PM
 
THE LONG SEARCH - VI
 A film presented by Ronald Eyre, 104 mins/English
 
TAOSIM: A QUESTION OF BALANCE-CHINA | 52 Minutes
In our search for Chinese religious experience, we go to Taiwan. A whole pantheon of gods both local and imported from the mainland are worshipped in thousands of Buddhist and Taoist temples. Several strands make up the religious life of the village: A Confucian respect for past and the ancestors, the cosmic pattern of the Tao that permeates all levels of existence and manifests itself through oracels, the local gods who dispense justice and favors, and the hungry ghosts of the dead who have be placated. 
 
ALTERNATIVE LIFESTLYES IN CALIFORNIA: WEST MEETS EAST| 52 Minutes 
The spiritual impulse of the time steps beyond the boundaries of religious tradition – so wrote Theodore Roszak, spokesman for the counter-culture, who is Ronald Eyre’s guide to the new religious concerns of people living in the San Francisco Bay area. Here religious ideas and life styles of East and West mingle and people brought up in largely Christian culture climate look East to Taoism and Hinduism for inspiration.